VOTE FOR ASSOCIATE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Voting for the Associates Board of Directors is now closed. GEAPS will announce election results at the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, July 19, at GEAPS Leadership Education and Networking Workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
CANDIDATES FOR 2017 ASSOCIATES BOARD ELECTION
Todd Morey, Airlanco (AGI), Kansas City
Mr. Todd Morey is a sales manager at Airlanco in Falls City, Nebraska. A GEAPS member since 2010, he has served in International and chapter leadership. He currently serves on the Associates Board of Directors and Exchange Educational Programming Committee (EPC).
“Serving on the Associates Board and EPC has been a fantastic and rewarding experience. I want to continue to serve GEAPS in its mission of being THE knowledge and resource for the grain industry. I will continue to put in the time and effort needed to perform these tasks.”
Perry Nettles, Food Protection Services, Mid-South
Mr. Perry Nettles is vice president of operations at Food Protection Services in Bay, Arkansas. A GEAPS member since 2011, he has served in International and chapter leadership. He current serves on the Chapter Resource Committee and as first vice president of Mid-South.
“I have been in involved in the grain industry from farm to fork for the past thirty years, with a food safety pest management focus. I share that knowledge with the industry by presenting at the Mid-South Chapter, Exchange, other industry associations, universities, high schools, and state pesticide recertification classes.”
Bill Pickell, The Lakeland Companies/Control Assemblies, Minneapolis
Mr. Bill Pickell is vice president, general counsel at The Lakeland Companies/Control Assemblies in Plymouth, Minnesota. A GEAPS member since 2010, he has served in International and chapter leadership. He currently serves on the Associates Board of Directors and on the Continuing Education Program Oversight Committee.
“As GEAPS’ programs continue to expand, we will be addressing a variety of complex strategic and governance issues that impact all members. My emphasis is on providing insight and perspective to board deliberations based on my professional credentials and experience.”
Wade Spencer, Maxi-Lift Inc., Great Plains
Mr. Wade Spencer is a sales engineer at Maxi-Lift Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas. A GEAPS member since 2009, he has served in International and chapter leadership. He currently serves on the Associates Board of Directors.
“My goal is to help members and prospective members become more engaged in their local chapter and convert non-members to members, and let them know the benefits that GEAPS offers. I volunteer my knowledge and services to help educate the industry by giving technical presentations which are needed across the country.”
Cheryl Storch, Custom Agri Systems, Inc., Seaway
Ms. Cheryl Storch is HR/safety/risk manager with Custom Agri Systems, Inc. in Napoleon, Ohio. A GEAPS member since 2010, she has served in International and chapter leadership. She currently serves on the Continuing Education Program Oversight Committee and as Seaway Chapter secretary/treasurer.
“I am committed to further enhance, upgrade and increase value of our educational programs, and to continue to expand the benefits members, and especially associate members, gain as a part of GEAPS on the local, national and International levels.”
Alex Westlind, The Weitz Co, Minneapolis
Mr. Alex Westlind is an engineering manager with The Weitz Co in Plymouth, Minnesota. A GEAPS member since 2007, he has served in chapter leadership.
“I commit to help build upon the legacy of our GEAPS community, striving for continuous improvement in our industry safety and education programs without losing sight of best practices and common sense approaches.”
Reggie White, RN-Conveyance Company Inc, Mid-Atlantic
Mr. Reggie White is the president of RN-Conveyance Company Inc. in Salisbury, Maryland. A GEAPS member since 2007, he has served in International and chapter leadership. He currently serves on the Membership Committee and as Mid-Atlantic past president.
“In our local chapter, my commitment was to engage with everyone through inviting new speakers, inviting local professionals to join us for dinner and to engage with our chapter. I realize more work needs to be done and I am ready for the chance to continue to learn and give back.”
Ed Zdrojewski, Grain Journal, Cornbelt
Mr. Ed Zdrojewski is editor for Grain Journal, Decatur, Illinois. A GEAPS member since 1996, he has served in both International and chapter leadership. He currently serves on the Associates Board of Directors and Continuing Education Program Oversight Committee. Ed also was recognized as a Cornbelt Chapter Member of Distinction in 2006.
“My priority is to use my experience and contacts to help Associate members contribute to furthering GEAPS’ mission to be the knowledge resource for the grain handling and processing industries.”